Illinois General Assembly

Type: Organization
Name: Illinois General Assembly
First reported Aug 27 2014 - Updated Aug 27 2014 - 1 reports

Quinn says no to statewide rideshare regulations

In what is big news for ridesharing companies and their customers, Gov. Quinntoday vetoed a bill that would have heavily regulated the industry.The bill would have imposed statewide safety, pricing, taxing and otherregulations on commercial ridesharing ... [Published Lincoln Daily News - Aug 27 2014]
First reported Aug 27 2014 - Updated Aug 27 2014 - 1 reports

Rahm wants hike to $13, referendum aside

Mayor Rahm Emanuel said Tuesday he’ll ask the City Council to raise Chicago’s minimum wage to $13 an hour by 2018, no matter the outcome of a statewide referendum on the issue or how the Illinois General Assembly responds to those nonbinding results.Emanuel ... [Published HighBeam Research - Aug 27 2014]
First reported Aug 27 2014 - Updated Aug 27 2014 - 1 reports

All's well that ends well

Dogged Democrats finally find a candidate to take on incumbent Republican Champaign County Clerk Gordy Hulten.With about 10 weeks to go before the Nov. 4 election, local Democrats have finally landed a candidate for the Champaign County clerk's post.First ... [Published News Gazette - Aug 27 2014]
First reported Aug 26 2014 - Updated Aug 26 2014 - 1 reports

Grassroots group announces it has registered 25,000 new voters

A Board of Election Commissioners for the City of Chicago event in 2012. ( José M. Osorio, Chicago Tribune / October 8 , 2012 )By John Byrne Tribune reporter9:32 a.m. CDT , August 26, 2014A coalition of community organizations affiliated with the Chicago ... [Published Red Eye Chicago - Aug 26 2014]
First reported Aug 25 2014 - Updated Aug 26 2014 - 2 reports

Illinois Governor Pat Quinn Signs Wildlife Protections into Law

Home › Contributors › › Posted August 24, 2014 in The following is a guest blog by NRDC wildlife attorney, Rebecca Riley:Mountain lions, gray wolves, and black bears are now safe to roam in Illinois, thanks to the leadership of Governor Pat Quinn and ... [Published NRDC Worldview - Aug 25 2014]
First reported Aug 24 2014 - Updated Aug 24 2014 - 1 reports

Household Electricity Data May be a Click Away for Illinois Residents

By Source: Alex RumfordEnergy data collected via smart meters could lead to services that improve people’s lives and cut harmful carbon pollution. This is true if customers have easy access to the energy data they need to control their own energy use ... [Published The Energy Collective - Aug 24 2014]
First reported Aug 22 2014 - Updated Aug 22 2014 - 1 reports

Term Limits Supporters Seek Illinois Supreme Court Action

The Committee for Legislative Reform and Term Limits , chaired by Republican gubernatorial hopeful Bruce Rauner, filed an emergency petition Thursday to the Illinois Supreme Court. The high court will ultimately decide if the people have the right to ... [Published WYZZ-TV - Aug 22 2014]
First reported Aug 20 2014 - Updated Aug 20 2014 - 1 reports

Term Limits Committee Seeks High Court Action

The Committee for Legislative Reform and Term Limits, chaired by Republican gubernatorial hopeful Bruce Rauner, held a news conference Tuesday urging the Illinois Supreme Court to act quickly on their request to place a term limits proposition on the ... [Published WYZZ-TV - Aug 20 2014]
First reported Aug 18 2014 - Updated Aug 18 2014 - 2 reports

Household Electricity Data May be a Click Away for Illinois Residents

Source: Alex RumfordEnergy data collected via smart meters could lead to services that improve people’s lives and cut harmful carbon pollution. This is true if customers have easy access to the energy data they need to control their own energy use and ... [Published Environmental Defense - Aug 18 2014]
First reported Aug 13 2014 - Updated Aug 13 2014 - 2 reports

Quinn wants Springfield building named for Dixon

We also have more stories about:(click the phrases to see a list)People:Organizations:Subjects:Places:SPRINGFIELD, Illinois — Gov. Pat Quinn is calling for the Illinois State Museum Building in Springfield to be named after the late former U.S. Sen. Alan ... [Published Greenfield Daily Reporter - Aug 13 2014]
First reported Aug 06 2014 - Updated Aug 06 2014 - 1 reports

Improve Illinois by staying engaged

Kent Redfield, professor emeritus of political science with the University of Illinois-Springfield, spoke at a gathering of Illinois Farm Bureau’s (IFB) ACTIVATOR ® Political Leadership Cabinet, a group of farmer-leaders that works to provide farmers ... [Published Farm Week Now - Aug 06 2014]
First reported Jul 30 2014 - Updated Jul 30 2014 - 1 reports

Illinois General Assembly should butt out of high school sports

The Illinois High School Association successfully runs 35 high school sports and activities and generates about $11 million annually.The Illinois General Assembly has successfully helped run Illinois’ finances into the ground.Who should be overseeing ... [Published East Peoria Times Courier - Jul 30 2014]

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...It acknowledged however, "This improvement varies across districts, and it is some- what uneven by grade and subject matter."
...GrassrootsGrassroots Collaborative in various campaigns, but neither of those powerful labor groups is participating in the voter drive, Ryan said. "The voter registration has been more community-based groups that have people on the ground in specific communities and know the issues in them" Ryan said
"I was honored to lead and work with the regional congressional delegation and leaders to make the bridge and all of the infrastructure improvements a reality,” Congressman Costello said. “I am both honored and humbled that the Illinois General Assembly passed legislation and the Governor signed it to make this day a reality for me and my family."
"This case requires us once again to decide whether some shenanigans in the Illinois General Assembly and governor's office crossed the line from the merely unseemly to the unlawful."

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ComEd Rolls Out Modern Infrastructure [Published Transmission & Distribution World - 9 hours ago]
Rahm wants hike to $13, referendum aside [Published HighBeam Research - Aug 27 2014]
Quinn says no to statewide rideshare regulations [Published Lincoln Daily News - Aug 27 2014]
All's well that ends well [Published News Gazette - Aug 27 2014]
Chicago Students Want a Democratic School System [Published Gapers Block - Aug 27 2014]
Emanuel bolsters commitment to $13-an-hr. minim... [Published Chicago Sun-Times - Aug 26 2014]
Governor Quinn Signs Law to Stop Discrimination... [Published Illinois.gov - Aug 26 2014]
Grassroots group announces it has registered 25... [Published Red Eye Chicago - Aug 26 2014]
Three Rivers hosts to discuss warning signs of ... [Published Morris Daily Herald - Aug 26 2014]
Illinois Governor Pat Quinn Signs Wildlife Prot... [Published NRDC Worldview - Aug 25 2014]
Illinois Governor Pat Quinn Signs Wildlife Prot... [Published Switchboard, from NRDC - Aug 25 2014]
Household Electricity Data May be a Click Away ... [Published The Energy Collective - Aug 24 2014]
Ameren Illinois overhauls natural gas infrastru... [Published State Journal-Register - Aug 24 2014]
Governor Quinn Dedicates Jerry F. Costello Expr... [Published Illinois.gov - Aug 22 2014]
Remembering Gebhardt: Former ISS president pass... [Published Daily Illini - Aug 22 2014]
Term Limits Supporters Seek Illinois Supreme Co... [Published WYZZ-TV - Aug 22 2014]
Could online voter registration affect election... [Published Chicago Daily Herald - Aug 22 2014]
Illinois term limits effort comes to an end in ... [Published Huffington Post - Aug 21 2014]
Minimum Wage Forecast: Developments in Springfi... [Published JD Supra - Aug 21 2014]
The truth behind Illinois' jobless rate [Published Chicago Tribune - Aug 20 2014]
Term Limits Committee Seeks High Court Action [Published WYZZ-TV - Aug 20 2014]
Quinn breaks ground for grade separation projec... [Published NWI Times - Aug 19 2014]
Western Springs District 101 more than 5 years ... [Published Doings Western Springs - Aug 19 2014]
Marijuana in our midst [Published News Gazette - Aug 19 2014]
Go ahead, take the ice bucket challenge [Published Chicago Tribune - Aug 19 2014]
Illinois State Resources and Contact Information [Published CPA Client Bulletin - Aug 19 2014]
Rauner: He's just like one of us, really [Published Ledger Sentinel - Aug 18 2014]
Editorial: Spurn the no-smoking law? That’s no ... [Published Lake County News Sun - Aug 18 2014]
Horse-Racing RICO Claim Involving Ex-Gov. Blago... [Published Findlaw Corporate Counsel - Aug 18 2014]
Bribes to Blago May Have Led to Aid for Racetracks [Published Courthouse News Service - Aug 18 2014]
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Illinois Governor Pat Quinn Signs Wildlife Prot... [Published Switchboard, from NRDC - Aug 25 2014]
Nick Magrisso, Policy Advocate, Midwest Program, Chicago The following is a guest blog by NRDC wildlife attorney, Rebecca Riley: Mountain lions, gray wolves, and black bears are now safe to roam in Illinois, thanks to the leadership of Governor Pat ...
The Daily Agenda for Monday, July 28 [Published Box Turtle Bulletin - Jul 28 2014]
TODAY’S AGENDA is brought to you by: From GPU News (Milwaukee, WI), January 1989, page 44. On Sept 12, 1985, about fifteen agents from a drug-enforcement task force along with a contingent from the Chicago Police Department raided Carol’s Speakeasy ...
Statewide Charter School Movement Mobilizes Unp... [Published PR Newswire: Policy & Public Interest - May 31 2014]
CHICAGO, May 31, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- With the conclusion of the 2014 Illinois legislative session just minutes ago, the Illinois Network of Charter Schools (INCS) recognizes the leadership of those in the Illinois General Assembly who prioritized ...
Water Resources Development Act Looks Promising... [Published Switchboard, from NRDC - May 22 2014]
Ben Chou, Water Policy Analyst, Washington, D.C. The U.S. Senate and House conference committee’s report on the Water Resources Development Act (WRDA), or the Water Resources Reform Development Act (WRRDA) as it’s known this time around, has been ...
Illinois General Assembly Welcomes Cougars, Bea... [Published Switchboard, from NRDC - May 20 2014]
Nick Magrisso, Policy Advocate, Midwest Program, Chicago Today, the Illinois House unanimously passed a bill to add mountain lions, gray wolves, and black bears to the Illinois Wildlife Code. This tremendous victory reflects broad bi-partisan support ...
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